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Railton low traffic neighbourhood monitoring report

More people are getting on their bikes now that the Railton low traffic neighbourhood is in place, and motor traffic has gone down. This welcome news is shown in new figures for bike and vehicle movements in and around the area. Railton low traffic neighbourhood was put in place in June, one of several similar … Continue reading Railton low traffic neighbourhood monitoring report

LCC’s Statement in Response to Complaints against a Staff Member

Lambeth Cyclists is the Lambeth group of the London Cycling Campaign (LCC). Last Thursday, 18 February, an LCC member of staff, who also held a volunteer role as joint coordinator of Lambeth Cyclists, was suspended pending an investigation in to racist tweets. Yesterday, 23 February, LCC released a statement on the conclusion of its investigation … Continue reading LCC’s Statement in Response to Complaints against a Staff Member

Some improvement soon: Brixton Hill to Elephant & Castle

TfL has announced two sets of plans which could make safety improvements to the A23 from the South Circular through Brixton to the Oval and to CS7 from the Oval to Elephant & Castle. Neither scheme is building safe infrastructure as the recent plans for Streatham Hill aim to do but they will bring small … Continue reading Some improvement soon: Brixton Hill to Elephant & Castle

Motor traffic levels down a over a quarter in Railton area

Low traffic neighbourhoods had already been shown to be popular in opinion polls but now an independent traffic analysis for Lambeth Council has shown they reduce motor traffic through an area and enable more cycling. The Railton Road area low traffic neighbourhood had already opened roads to people. The new report shows that motor traffic … Continue reading Motor traffic levels down a over a quarter in Railton area

Older low traffic neighbourhood area shows the way

We have had a good look at some of the older, established Low Traffic Neighbourhood roads in the Oval triangle area. Without the restrictions it would be a horrible rat run to avoid bits of the Vauxhall one way system - just like Fentiman Road. But Vauxhall Grove and Langley Lane were made one way … Continue reading Older low traffic neighbourhood area shows the way